James Whetzel Interview & Musical Tour with DJ Ann Arbor on KFJC 89​.​7 FM

by James Whetzel



"A Man With a Movie Camera, Some Beats and a Bunch of Indian Instruments" James Whetzel interview with DJ Ann Arbor on KFJC 89.7 FM in Los Altos Hills, California. A discussion and tour of James Whetzel's musical output, including: the original score for Dziga Vertov's film Man With a Movie Camera, Holiday: Sarod and Beats, the Sarod & Beats Covers, My Road to Somewhere: Sarod & Beats, The House of Good Juju, and work with the bands Mean Deep and Who Is John Smith. Learn how James came to play sarod, and South Asian and West African music. The musical tour includes some rare tracks and exclusive remixes.

This interview originally aired on KFJC 89.7 FM in Los Altos Hills on December 9th, 2015.

Albums discussed and played:

1) Vibrance

2) Man With a Movie Camera

The complete 51 track album: jameswhetzel.bandcamp.com/album/man-with-a-movie-camera

The film with James Whetzel's score on Vimeo: vimeo.com/110899525

The film with James Whetzel's score on YouTube: youtu.be/tiVc-G6-8pA

3) Holiday: Sarod & Beats


released December 16, 2015



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James Whetzel Seattle, Washington

Innovative sarod player, palm wine guitarist, beat maker, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, part-time throat singer, composer, producer, recording engineer, teacher.

DJ for the International Fountain at Seattle Center. Part of Mean Deep with Deepayan Acharjya AKA Shree Dee. Part of Das Dhoom with Shree Dee & Sebastian Lange. Guitarist for palm wine group Who Is John Smith with Yaw Amponsah
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